Great Fathers

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The Great Fathers aim is to encourage new dads to be involved and bond with their baby. Our intention is to improve the way New Zealanders

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  Nationwide Early Childhood Programmes

Creating resources that help dads find their own active role with their newborn. 'In My Hands' is a very cool DVD of music composed and performed by NZ musicians and interviews with musicians Warren Maxwell, SJD and Tiki Taane on their experience of becoming fathers. Visit

As we come close to the end of 2013, we have distributed about 12,000 DVDs to new dads.

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Creating resources and services that help new dads find their own active role with their newborn, infant and toddler children. We have produced a comic book "New Dads - a journey into the unknown" and other resources you can find at

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Update for 20/11/2013  20 November 2013

Posted by: Great Fathers

Enter details of your update here Your order for our ""IN Your Hands"" DVD has been successful! The new dad you nominated will get your gift in the post soon. If you would like to make a donation towards the cost of your gift, or to otherwise support the work of Great Fathers, please click DONATE. If you would like to go straight back to the Great Fathers home page click HERE.

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Latest donations

  • Amy

    Amy on 07 Nov 2019



  • Lynley

    Lynley on 17 Oct 2019


    You all have the power to be a great Dad


  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 01 Feb 2019



    • Great Fathers

      That is awesome, thank you!

  • Vicki

    Vicki on 19 Oct 2017


    I think this is a great initiative. I do believe ‘you get out what you put in’. My children are lucky to have a great father.


  • Tim Marshall

    Tim Marshall on 08 May 2017


    Keep up the great work Dave


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